The GRATEFUL DEAD "Live On Stage" September 1, 1969 at the Baton Rouge Int'l Speedway, Baton Rouge, LA, United States of America
It's nice to be able to hear this show...seems like an odd place for the boys, but hey oddities never bothered them, eh?
I guess the kids call this stuff " Old School"...I was 14-15 in 1969...this is what we listened to while we cut school and "expanded" our minds...to higher learning...
Dark Star starts off with a mean splice...it's 17:22 long and goes through many phases...I have to say I do like Dark Star the way it used to sound back here in 1969...
Okay what's the point in talking about the "H" word? yeah, it has hissssss sssssssooo?
For a 69 recording, it's pretty amazing if you ask me...hey? do you know what was going on in September 69?
Woodstock had just happened, the Moon Landing in July, Vietnam War Protests, The BEATLES were rumored to be breaking up...Jimi Hendrix formed Band of Gypses...Nixon was on Laugh-In...saying, sock it too me...and Kubrick's 2001 the movie was in the theaters.
This is when the DEAD would play Dark Star and go into St Stephen,William Tell, The Eleven and then Turn On Your Lovelight, and then end it with And we Bid you Good Night...but it seems "and we bid you good night" either was cut or not performed.
I recommend using your EQ during playback of most of the shows on the IA, this one included.
Windows Media Player has a 10 band EQ and SRS WOW effects that enhance the sound.
Here's one way to dowload this show:
The IA recommends users of Windows XP view this web-page with RealPlayer. RealPlayer is a free media player you can download at www.realplayer.com
Using RealPlayer to view this webpage, click the VBR M3U link to open the songs in the Playlist. If your Playlist is not open, open it by clicking the Playlist icon at the lower right hand corner of RealPlayer. Once the songs are in the Playlist, double click the song to play it, then click the record button at the lower left hand corner of Realplayer to record it.
When the red line reaches the other end click the stop button to download the song. Your song is in the RealPlayer Downloads folder. Repeat these steps for each song.
Eat, Drink, Be Merry and Listen to the GRATEFUL DEAD.
Thanks for the LOVE from 1969